battle pass

RuneScape walks back detested Hero Pass, calls it a ‘misstep’

After weeks of derision and divisiveness over the system, RuneScape's new Hero Pass is heading to an early grave. Jagex announced that it would be...

RuneScape’s Jagex on the much-derided battlepass: ‘We messed up’

All week, we've been covering the chaos brewing over in the RuneScape community as players have put up a strong protest against Jagex's new...

Valve is eliminating Dota 2 battle passes because almost nobody was buying them

A common refrain that's used to fight against unwanted monetization is "speak with your wallet" - ie don't buy a thing you dislike. That...

Diablo IV’s first season will go live in July with a 90-tier battle pass

Worried that you might blow through all of Diablo IV's offerings in the first week of launch and be left sitting on your dismembered...

Vitae Aeternum: Analyzing New World’s disappointing first season

It's now been a few weeks since the launch of New World's first season, Fellowship and Fire. I wanted to give it some time...

Splatoon 3 announces Chill Season and Big Run coming December 1

Since we were recently back in Splatoon 3 to witness the glory of Water Pokemon Power, Nintendo decided to start the day off by announcing...

Massively on the Go: Splatoon 3’s Pokemon Collab was fun, but skipping Halloween wasn’t

I want to be upfront first: I am loving Splatoon 3. Building a bit on my post-release opinion of the game, I think there's a lot...

Lineage II Aden kicks off its sixth L2 Pass for players

It's not exactly news that Lineage II Aden (which is the solo-focused version of Lineage II, by way of reminder) has battle passes. The...
Costs money!

Overwatch 2’s Jon Spector confirms that hero unlocks will be on the free track of the battle pass

Blizzard has not been doing a great job of managing its leaks lately, and another one hit last night when a description of Overwatch...

MultiVersus postpones Season 1 launch to a later date along with the release of Morty

If you've been enjoying MultiVersus of late, you probably were excited for the kickoff of Season 1 complete with a full battle pass and...
And the crowd goes mild.

Overwatch 2 shares seasonal patch plans from its October launch with PvE planned for 2023

The wait is not yet over for Overwatch 2, but it's getting close to being over... assuming you were mostly waiting for the PvP,...
Still running.

Here’s how TERA Console’s battle pass will work

The very first battle pass for TERA's console edition is coming out on February 18th, giving players a new way to spend money and...
Uh, no.

RIFT’s Typhoon of Doom battle pass goes live

Since RIFT has long since traded in actual content updates for seasonal battle passes, the start of a new cycle is as much a...

PSA: RIFT’s second Battle Pass season gets an end date of January 16

Have you climbed through the 30 levels of the RIFT Battle Pass? If not, your window to do so is beginning to close. The...

Red Dead Online posts a new legendary bounty for a notorious train robber

There's a new bounty head to chase for players of Red Dead Online, and this one is apparently a well-dressed sharpshooter with a penchant...
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Apex Legends kicks off its first season today with battle pass and Octane

The first season of Apex Legends officially begins today with the release of the premiere battle pass and the addition of the game's first...